Provost Umphrey Law Firm Adds Beaumont Attorney Sean Villery-Samuel

Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

BEAUMONT, Texas – Provost Umphrey Law Firm is pleased to announce that Beaumont native Sean C. Villery-Samuel joined the firm, effective Feb. 4. Mr. Villery-Samuel’s practice focuses on criminal law and personal injury lawsuits, including auto accidents.

“Sean is a talented lawyer with experience handling criminal and personal injury matters,” said Joe Fisher, managing partner of Provost Umphrey. “He is a great addition to our team.”

Mr. Villery-Samuel comes to Provost after almost 10 years at Samuel & Son Law Firm, P.L.L.C, where he secured favorable verdicts in criminal and civil cases. He also served as lead attorney in felony and misdemeanor trials.

“Provost Umphrey has a national reputation for its excellent representation of victims of serious injury or catastrophic loss,” said Mr. Villery-Samuel. “The firm’s principles align with mine, and they take on the kinds of cases I want to handle. I’m excited to be joining this team of outstanding lawyers.”

A graduate of Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Mr. Villery-Samuel is a member of the Jefferson County Bar Association, National College for DUI Defense, and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

Mr. Villery-Samuel is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and is treasurer of CASA of Southeast Texas. He frequently gives criminal defense continuing legal education presentations for the Jefferson County Bar Association.

For 50 years, Provost Umphrey’s mission has remained to seek justice for those most in need – those who have suffered harm or loss due to the wrongful conduct of others. Our attorneys fight for our clients nationwide with offices in Beaumont and Houston, Texas, and Nashville, Tennessee. We continue to be one of the most successful trial law firms in the nation by remaining Hard-Working Lawyers for Hard-Working People. To learn more, visit

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